Laois Sport

TD makes case for allowing greater number attend O’Moore Park games

By Denis J. Croke Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has made a case for allowing greater numbers attend games in stadia like MW Hire O’Moore Park. Speaking in the Dáil deputy Stanley said: “I raise the matter of matches and...

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TG4’s UNDERDOGS is back, and this year it’s over to the Ladies

In an ever changing world, TG4’s legendary GAA series Underdogs is back and for 2021 it’s over to the Ladies....

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 6:01pm Read More

Laois Athletics plan their return to competitive action

LAOIS Athletics makes a long awaited return to competitive action on Sunday next, 20 September. Like all sporting activities, athletics...

Friday, 11/09/20 - 10:17am Read More

Breaking – Ireland’s Autumn Nations Cup Fixtures Announced

Six Nations Rugby together with its constituent unions and federations is extremely pleased to announce details of the Autumn Nations...

Thursday, 10/09/20 - 4:00pm Read More

Tomorrow’s back page

Monday, 07/09/20 - 6:20pm Read More

SFC Round 2 – Killeen and Kilcruise – the game all eyes will be on

By Denis J. Croke All eyes will be focussed on the second day of today’s threesome when Arles Killeen and...

Sunday, 06/09/20 - 6:40am Read More

SFC Round 2 – Unlikely to be any shocks in hectic day of action

By Denis J. Croke What a day of action we have to look forward to today. County champions Portlaoise will...

Saturday, 05/09/20 - 6:37am Read More

SFC Round 2 – Graiguecullen bound for a quarter-final place?

By Denis J. Croke After last night’s exploits of two near neighbours, tonight the circumstances are somewhat different as The...

Friday, 04/09/20 - 6:36am Read More

SFC Round 2 – Can Emo upset the odds?

By Denis J. Croke Senior football teams face a quick turn around having played the opening round only a week...

Thursday, 03/09/20 - 7:34am Read More

Bumper sports section

Bumper sports section in tomorrow’s Laois Nationalist. Full coverage, reports and photographs, from 7 senior football championship round one games, 2...

Monday, 31/08/20 - 6:19pm Read More

National Sport

League of Ireland: Bohemians charge to win with goal in 81st minute

Bohemians’ Andre Wright celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with Dawson Devoy. Photo: INPHO/Ryan Byrne. A goal in the 81st minute has seen Bohemians beat Sligo Rovers 1-0 in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at the...

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Champions Cup preview: Leinster take on Saracens in titanic clash

By Kenneth Fox Leinster will face three time European champions Saracens at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow afternoon. The quarter final...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 5:45pm Read More

FAI set to appoint ex-FA commercial director Jonathan Hill as new CEO

The FAI are set to appoint former English FA  commercial director Jonathan Hill as their new chief executive. In a...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 8:35am Read More

David McMillan on target as 10-man Dundalk progress in Europa League

[score] [team1] Inter Club d’Escalades[/team1][score1]0[/score1] [team2]Dundalk[/team2][score2]1[/score2] [/score] They made tough work of it but David McMillan’s early strike was enough...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 6:45am Read More

Zlatan scores as Milan ease past Shamrock Rovers into the next round

By Kenneth Fox [score] [team1]Shamrock Rovers[/team1][score1]0[/score1] [team2]AC Milan[/team2][score2]2[/score2] [/score] AC Milan have defeated Shamrock Rovers 2-0 at Tallaght Stadium in...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 9:15pm Read More

Shamrock Rovers v AC Milan: Time, channel, team news

Shamrock Rovers face Italian giants AC Milan in a European qualifier tomorrow night, here is everything you need to know....

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 5:20pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More